Ruble Graduate Seminar

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Instruction Hours 16
Topics Ruble Graduate Seminar
Programs James K. Ruble Seminars
Start Date Nov 06, 2019
End Date Nov 07, 2019
Learning Options Traditional Classroom

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Topics Covered:

  • Varied educational choices which may include ethics, advanced property and casualty topics, marketing, sales, sales management, and life & benefits subjects.

  • Practical options that examine real-life examples and complex exposure issues.

Atlantic City, NJ
November 6-7, 2019
7:00 AM Registration
Harrah's Resort Atlantic City
777 Harrah's Boulevard
Atlantic City, NJ 08401
800-645-6774

This event is being conducted by the PIA of NY, NJ & CT

Graduate Seminars feature a variety of advanced topic selections along with real-life applications for the material. Use what you learn here to explain to your clients some of the exposures they may face and the most effective methods for remedying them.

Topics Covered:

  • Varied educational choices which may include ethics, advanced property and casualty topics, marketing, sales, sales management, and life & benefits subjects.

  • Practical options that examine real-life examples and complex exposure issues.

Faculty

Faculty Name

Bettye Buffington

Bio Detail

Bettye Buffington is President of Central Insurance Services, Inc. in Beltsville, Maryland, and former Vice President of Truckwriters of Colorado, Inc. in Lakewood, Colorado. After long years of "commuting" across the country on a regular basis, Bettye is taking a break from her ownership and leadership roles in the agency business and will focus on teaching and consulting. Bettye has a long list of accomplishments and contributions to The National Alliance and to the state associations for which she instructs. Bettye has served on the Board of Governors for the Society of CISR, as well as the Board of Governors for the Society of CIC. She is a member of Insurance Agents & Brokers of Pennsylvania, Maryland and Delaware and has been a long-standing instructor for the association. Bettye is a National Faculty member for the Society of CIC, teaching at CISR courses, William T. Hold Seminars, CIC institutes, Ruble Seminars, and CRM courses. She is an instructor for other risk management and insurance associations and companies. She has written several articles and develops educational material on Insurance and Risk Management. Rough Notes magazine has featured Bettye in their marketing agency of the month and awarded her the "Marketing Agency of the Year." Accomplishments and contributions like these have earned her a place as a Charter Member of the "Distinguished Faculty" of The National Alliance for Insurance Education & Research.

Faculty Name

Richard Pitts

Bio Detail

Richard S. Pitts is Vice President and General Counsel to Arlington/Roe & Co., Inc., an insurance brokerage and managing general agent headquartered in Indianapolis. Rick also serves as general counsel to the Independent Insurance Agents of Indiana, Inc. As counsel to the "Big I," Rick speaks annually at the association's Agency Compliance Seminars and teaches various seminars on insurance and employment related matters. Rick has also presented continuing education seminars to insurance professionals nationally. Rick is a 1983 graduate of Wabash College and a 1986 graduate of the Indiana University McKinney School of Law. He clerked for the Honorable Patrick D. Sullivan, a judge of the Indiana Court of Appeals in 1986-87. Rick is admitted to practice before Indiana state and federal courts, the United States Supreme Court and the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit and is a member of local, state, and national bar associations. He has tried cases and participated in over seventy appeals. Rick has served as a panelist and lecturer on a variety continuing education subjects, including cyber-related risks, the Americans with Disabilities Act, "Mold: Issues Under the Microscope" for the Indiana Continuing Legal Education Forum (ICLEF), and "Insurance Issues for Builders" for the Indiana Builders Association. Rick has also served as chair of several ICLEF seminars, including "Advanced Corporate Practice," "Privacy Law," and "Insurance Coverage Issues." Rick has also presented seminars on "Insuring Fiduciary Exposures," "Insurance Coverage Disputes," and "Agency Succession and Perpetuation." He has co-authored articles appearing in the Indiana Law Review.